Woman rips carpet in her home -- and finds passageway to secret basement

Imgur user madhats86 and her friend, for some unexplained reason, ripped the carpets in her home and noticed something odd about the floor.

What she had found was a secret door, reports ViralNova.

To her utter surprise, lifting the handle of the door revealed a a rather scary-looking staircase.

Upon going down the flight of steps, she found rows and rows of mason jars.

The previous owner had a habit of pickling and storing foods.

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